The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 70 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 32 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.37% 4.05% 5.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.68% 8.86% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 53
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £31,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
WCF
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
373 361 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 50.96% 45.64% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 315 303 369
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WCF
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region.

WCF Salary Trend in Oxford

WCF
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Oxford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (70.83%) MVC
2 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
3 16 (66.67%) Web Services
3 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (66.67%) WPF
4 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 14 (58.33%) RESTful
6 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (50.00%) Scrum
7 10 (41.67%) TDD
7 10 (41.67%) HTML
8 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 8 (33.33%) CSS
9 8 (33.33%) Windows
10 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
10 7 (29.17%) XML
10 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
10 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
12 5 (20.83%) OO
12 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (16.67%) HTML5
13 4 (16.67%) MVVM
13 4 (16.67%) Razor View Engine

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) JBoss
1 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (8.33%) Node.js
1 2 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) HBase
2 2 (8.33%) Neo4j
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) NUnit
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (8.33%) Moq
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) MSTest
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Software Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) C# Software Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) Web Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 6 (25.00%) WPF Developer
5 6 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 6 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Programmer
6 4 (16.67%) Programmer
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Database Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Database Developer
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
3 16 (66.67%) Web Services
3 16 (66.67%) WPF
4 14 (58.33%) RESTful
5 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (41.67%) HTML
7 8 (33.33%) CSS
8 7 (29.17%) XML
8 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
10 4 (16.67%) HTML5
10 4 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (12.50%) JSON
11 3 (12.50%) XSLT
12 2 (8.33%) Dojo
12 2 (8.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 2 (8.33%) Spring.NET
12 2 (8.33%) Silverlight
12 2 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
1 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) GIS
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) MVC
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Scrum
4 10 (41.67%) TDD
5 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.83%) OO
8 4 (16.67%) MVVM
8 4 (16.67%) System Testing
9 2 (8.33%) OOP
9 2 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (8.33%) Kanban
9 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
9 2 (8.33%) BDD
9 2 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
10 1 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (70.83%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago